Wednesday, 18 September 2019 16:00

WPN reveals SA Women in Property Awards finalists

The Women’s Property Network (WPN) has announced the finalists of the South African Women in Property Awards (SAWIPA), marking a celebration of female excellence in the local commercial property sector.

In line with its stated intention of strengthening governance, broadening diversity and improving board independence, JSE listed diversified Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Redefine Properties (JSE: RDF) has appointed Sipho Pityana as its independent non-executive chairperson. The appointment is effective from 3 May 2019.

It is nearly universally accepted that good infrastructure has significant benefits for the economy and peoples’ quality of life. Kenya currently has a predicted annual infrastructure spend of US$6.5bn a year by 2030.

It is nearly universally accepted that good infrastructure has significant benefits for the economy and peoples’ quality of life. South Africa currently has a predicted annual infrastructure spend of US$50bn a year by 2030.

The National Home Builders Registration Council has appointed three new executives to strengthen its capacity – this includes Chief Operations Officer, Mr Otsile Maseng; Chief Financial Officer, Mr Songezo Booi and Chief Risk Officer, Ms Simphiwe Sitwayi.

No quick fix for SA’s Budget, but there’s some hope….

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 19:45

Growth revised down to 1.5% in 2019

National Treasury has revised down the South African economy’s growth to 1.5% in 2019.

Dr. Kennedy Okonkwo, a top player in affordable real estate in Nigeria has featured on the November edition of Forbes Africa where he revealed that long term partnerships between private and public sector is key to improving housing gap in Nigeria.

The inflow of imports, most consumer goods, is contributing to increasing demand for storage, logistics and warehousing services in South Africa, and a clear correlation is visible in the trend of wholesale and retail trade sales in comparison to imports.

As the continent’s largest economy, international development experts, innovators and funders increasingly believe that Nigeria is positioned to provide a market-driven solution to one of the continent’s most significant challenges and opportunities: Affordable Housing.

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